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Glacial Landslides and Tsunamis

“There’s Something Happening Here” ‑ Buffalo Springfield 1966

Despite the prevailing view of glaciers residing high in the mountains and slowly creeping downhill, some are positively speedy, sending millions of tons of ice and rock cascading down steep mountain slopes. Glacial landslides, or glacial detachments, are a phenomenon of a warming planet. They happen quickly…

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